Andrew Cardin 5F tube to plate weld test 7018 3/32"
In this video Andrew Cardin demonstrates a 5F tube to plate test using 7018 3/32" rods, This single test was required to qualify for a single weld in the field
link for 5F aluminum test https://welderskills.vhx.tv/videos/5fws-version-aluminum-tube-to-plate-andrew-2
link for Detailed discussion o...
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP93 "BTS Starting a Side Hustle"
This week’s FMF is answering an email asking about tips to starting a side business. I thought it might be fun to talk about a few of the BTS things you may not think are important but they really are crucial for a business success.
MIG Welding 101 from Scratch...For Beginners
Mig welding for beginners with Jody and sons Jake and Joey. A complete beginner video.
This should bring out a lot of questions for complete beginners.
Matt Hayden - 1G Plate Root pass w/Dry Rig Tig
1G Plate Root pass w/Dry Rig Tig
Andrew Cardin and Jody Collier Talking about 2 5F Weld Test videos
Andrew and Jody Discussing 2 different 5F fillet weld tests required to make 2 single Field welds.
Here is the video to the Aluminum 5F TIG weld test https://welderskills.vhx.tv/videos/5fws-version-aluminum-tube-to-plate-andrew-2
and here is the Carbon Steel 5F stick test video https://welderskil...
Johannes - Sharp Tip on Aluminum
In this video I want to share a few tips on how to keep a sharp tip on your tungsten when you weld aluminum. It can be really handy sometimes and there are multiple ways to achieve a tip like that on AC.
Sam Hagan - Triaxle Dump Bed Repair
Some real world welding in today's repair
Andrew Cardin - TIG Welding 11GA Carbon Steel Lap Joint
Fillet weld on a 2g lap joint using cold rolled steel 11ga .125" thick
JD Brewer - Scratch Tig Thin Tubing Repair (Member Vote)
This video shows a few welds on a thin tubing to repair broken mounting brackets. scratch start tig is the process voted on by viewers of the last video. This is just one side so comment below on how to improve for the other side.
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP92 "Stick Out"
This week’s FMF is talking about stick out for Tig welding. How far should you go with your tungsten?
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP91 "Cast to Steel Job"
This week I wanted to talk a little about the Harbor Freight Cylinder job I had this past weekend. Got a lot of the same questions on Instagram so thought it might help to answer them here! Have a great weekend!
Andrew Cardin and Jody - 1G 11ga Butt Joint Root pass
Andrew Cardin TIG welding a root pass in 11ga steel using lay wire technique.
11ga steel can serve as a practice metal for open roots
If you have the choice, we recommend ER70s6 wire for open roots
Sam Hagan - New Axle
Jody and Kyle - 2G PLATE 7018 Fill & Cap Part 2
After a 6010 root pass, fill and cap passes were welded using 7018 3/32" electrode
6010 root is in separate video here https://welderskills.vhx.tv/videos/2g-6010-root-ws-version
JD Brewer - Crack Repair with 7018
This video shows the use of dye to identify a crack and I use 7018 3/32 rods to weld it up.
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP90 "Let it Cool"
This FMF is all about letting your parts cool down if/when they get too hot. Knowing when your part is too hot, can really change how your puddle reacts.
JD Brewer - Tig Aluminum Problems and Fixes (electrical awning recap)
In this video i discuss comments left on my previous video and things I learned while welding this last project.
Jody and Kyle - 2G Plate 6010 Root Part 1
Taking the extra time to have an even land, gap, and no mismatch aka Hi/Lo is worth the extra effort on any plate or pipe weld.
part 2 is 7018 fill and cap using 3/32" https://welderskills.vhx.tv/videos/2g-7018-fill-cap-ga-trade-school
Johannes - Oil pan crack repair
Today I got a good old oil pan to fix. These jobs are pretty common, so hopefully this helps someone else as well
Andrew Cardin - 4F Overhead TIG 2" Socket Weld
Sometimes you get an overhead socket weld that is in a corner and you need to swap hands.
Andrew Cardin uses both left and right hands for this 3 pass socket weld in 4F position
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP89 "GD&T"
This week's question asked if they should learn GD&T as a welder?
Brad Goodman - Pedal Pump Technique on a Tee Joint
This video shows in depth aluminum tig welder settings using a dynasty 280 with expansion card and amplitude settings.
Brad welds a .120" thick aluminum 5052 tee joint using the pedal pump technique
JD Brewer - Electric Awning
This video shows building something large off jackstands. There are also a lot of arc shots with changes made in the middle after watching another welderskills video.
Roy Crumrine - FMF EP88 "Arc Flutter"
Have you ever had it when you stop a world and the arc shutters or flutters? That’s what we’re talking about this week. Hope it helps. Enjoy.